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A doctor who is traveling to see his estranged son sparks with an unhappily married woman at a North Carolina inn.

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Adrienne Willis, a woman with her life in chaos, retreats to the tiny coastal town of Rodanthe, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, to tend to a friend's inn for the weekend. Here she hopes to find the tranquility she so desperately needs to rethink the conflicts surrounding her -- a wayward husband who has asked to come home, and a teen-aged daughter who resents her every decision. Almost as soon as Adrienne gets to Rodanthe, a major storm is forecast and a guest named Dr. Paul Flanner arrive. The only guest at the inn, Flanner is not on a weekend escape but rather is there to face his own crisis of conscience. Now, with the storm closing in, the two turn to each other for comfort and, in one magical weekend, set in motion a life-changing romance that will resonate throughout the rest of their lives. Written by Drew ToLoweJarrBar

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It's never too late for a second chance

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Rated PG-13 for some sensuality | See all certifications »

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26 September 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Noche de tormenta  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£193,318 (UK) (10 October 2008)

Gross:

$41,840,908 (USA) (9 January 2009)
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Trivia

The house in which the movie is set is a vacation rental property, not a bed & breakfast, and is named "Serendipity". See more »

Goofs

Early in the film, right after he checks in and she is in the kitchen to prepare dinner, she finds a photo on the refrigerator of her and her family, including her separated husband, and moves it to a cabinet. In the next shot she is working on dinner with the cabinet behind her and the photo is not there. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Paul Flanner: We all make choices, Adrienne. You chose that life, you chose that man. Do you even remember who you really are anymore?
Adrienne Willis: Just stop it.
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Do not watch this movie!
8 January 2011 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

I can't believe how many people find this movie good. It's one of the worst movies I have ever seen! It's just plain boring. The plot is way too easy. People say they cried? Why? I bought this movie having watched AND cried over "A Walk To Remember" and "The Notebook". And I was looking forward to another experience like with those. Boy, was I wrong. And let me tell you, I am a 30 year old male but I watched it with my girlfriend and my mother. Nobody was crying. We just shook our heads and wanted the movie to end. It was that bad. I read on the forum that someone watched it three times on the same night? Unbelievable! I will never watch this again, I might as well throw it in the garbage. So please take my advice and watch one of the other movies from Mr. Sparks, he couldn't have had a good day when he wrote this horrible story.


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